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pikerliker

Opener-where is everybody going?

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pikerliker

I was just wondering where everybody is going for the opener? I haven't made my mind up yet but can't wait! Hopefully the eye's will be willing. Also not sure what to expect as far as where the fish will be with the wierd hot/cool - late winter/early spring we have had.

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BartmanMN

I am in the same boat as you. Just found out that I don't need to work on opener, so I am trying to figure out which lake to try.

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walleyeking19

I'll be out on Pulaski like usual with my dad like we do every year. I have no idea where to fish though with the warmer water, but most people will be in the same boat as me. No pun intended

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dfv87

We still do the Mille Lacs opener every year. More tradition than fishing weekend. This year we will have a full 50% of the crew will be "guys that don't fish". THey fish only this weekend each year (maybe on the LOTW annual ice trip too, but we wouldn't consider them fishermen... It is fun to get togther and reconnect though.

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fishersofmen

Maybe Mille Lacs, maybe local...not too sure yet but we are getting closer!

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terrible_fisherman

Clearwater...gotta figure out the lake I live on eventually!

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BPBOB

Family cabin on Lake Francis - not much for walleye,but fun anyway.

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20lbSloughShark

I'm heading to koronis to try my new boat, and for some nice pike. I am going to target them like I would in early june. Anyone know where to go on koronis? How far can I go on 6 gal. of gas with a 40 hp 2 stroke?

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headcheese

I'm heading to koronis to try my new boat, and for some nice pike. I am going to target them like I would in early june. Anyone know where to go on koronis? How far can I go on 6 gal. of gas with a 40 hp 2 stroke?

i used to have a 16ft with 30 horse evinrude. i usually carried 2 6 gal tanks. on one i know i drove over 18 miles one day on mille lacs.

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20lbSloughShark

^^sounds like i wont have an issue then

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JBMasterAngler

I'll be in monticello for the march of dimes walk in the morning. So I'm bringing the boat along, and will hit pelican lake afterwards.

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